Who We Are

• A registered non-profit society that assists Métis families

• A Chartered Community of Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC)

• A community inside Region #3 – the Thompson & Okanagan

• A community which serves and provide services for the Métis citizens of Kamloops and surrounding area

• A community which covers the area north to Clearwater, east to Chase, south of Kamloops,

   and west of Cache Creek.

 

Services

  • To develop information and communication networks within TRMS and the broader community serving the Métis people.
  • To encourage Métis people to serve their community and to develop their talents and capabilities proudly.
  • To promote programs and services which support the Spiritual, Cultural, Health, Educational, Economic, Legal, and Recreational needs of Métis people within Kamloops and area.
  • To promote Métis culture and assist Métis people and their families in conducting their Métis Citizenship and Chartered Métis Community acceptance.
  • To engage in any manner of activity that is lawful for the raising of funds that is used in the enhancement of Métis Cultural activities.
  • To coordinate and promote the common interest of Métis people through every means possible within the framework of this constitution.
  • To create awareness of cultural and social activities of our Métis community.
  • To represent all genders and ages of people respectfully and equally in all TRMS activities in our individual roles as Métis people.

Membership Opportunities

Provincial Métis Identification by MNBC
Education training, bursaries, and scholarships
Business training and programs
Métis heritage and culture knowledge
Updates on community events and celebrations

 We invite the Two Rivers Métis Community, Métis, Indigenous, and non-Indigenous people

of all ages to participate with us in our celebrations and activities.

 

  • National Indigenous Peoples Day – June 21st
  • Canada Day Celebration – July 1st
  • Louis Riel Celebration – November 16th
  • MNBC Workshops
  • Indigenous Healthy Living
  • Métis Kitchen Party
  • TRMS Socials, Workshops, and Events
  • Learning Métis Language – Michif
  • Métis Culture Sharing at TRMS GMs/ Workshops
  • Building Métis Culture Resource Kits
  • Sharing Métis Culture with the Community
  • TRMS Elders Connection and Honoring
  • Métis Youth Camps – Confidence and Skill Building
  • Métis Youth at TRU (University) – Métis Culture Support for MNBC Event
  • TRMS and Social Media – Visibility and Accessibility for Two Rivers Métis
  • Métis Monday on Facebook – sharing Métis facts, connecting and moving forward
  • TRMS Facebook Site
  • TRMS Website
  • TRMS Membership Drive
  • MNBC and TRMS Community Acceptance
  • TRMS Membership Cards Updated
  • TRMS Membership Record-Keeping Procedures
  • Donations and Support from Community Groups
  • Partnering with Indigenous Groups for Projects and Visibility

Volunteering Helps Make A Healthy Métis Community

Whether you are new to the region, a new member or an active member in the community, 

TRMS would like to connect and support the Métis members in their volunteering efforts.

 

Volunteering Brings Personal Satisfaction and Benefits:

  • Can lead you to discover an interest, a experience, or your Métis identity 
  • Sharing stories, ideas, and talents to the public
  • Educating our youth on Métis history, culture, heritage, language and traditions
  • Promoting our Métis artisans, businesses, and cultural achievements
  • Become more involved in your local Métis community

Current Volunteering Positions:

  • GM set up
  • Kitchen help at Meetings
  • Métis Culture Committee: researching Métis Culture, building display and interactive resources, sharing Métis Culture
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TRMS is moving forward on presenting programs that develop personal skill sets, community networking, and building Métis Pride!